What would you do if you found out that everything you know, everything you believe, everything you’ve been told since you were a child was a lie?

And not just any lie, but one carefully crafted, finely tuned, expertly executed, and deliberately designed with the express purpose of assuring you that wrong was right, that bad was good, and that violence was love.

A lie powerful enough to manipulate you into taking part in horrific and barbaric acts you’d otherwise find appalling. Powerful enough to wash blood from your hands; to alter your perception so severely that murder appears mundane and compassion becomes extreme. [tweet this] (read more + resources)

There are two groups of people on this planet so diametrically opposed, so completely polar opposite, so fanatically passionate about their dramatically disparate interests, that it seems downright near impossible they’d have anything in common. And no I’m not talking about Conservatives vs. Liberals, Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice, or Team Edward vs. Team Jacob.

Isn’t…isn’t that what the kids are into? [Not..any..more…apparently.]

Well I’m talking about that most contentious, embattled rivalry of vegans vs bacon lovers! [tweet this] (read more + resources)

The world of bodybuilding is dominated by young, fit, protein-packing competitors with diets heavy in animal-products. In a sport that’s drawn much controversy over the dangerous dietary and drug-related practices of its participants, one woman is defying every stereotype in the book. In a year-long run of constant competition, Crissi Carvalho is proving that not only can vegans build and maintain muscle, but they can do so in a manner that’s sustainable, healthy, and high-carb. On the verge of 43, this vegan fitness model, mother of two and cancer-scare survivor overtook the omnivores with her recent win at the Arnold Classic. [tweet this] (read more + resources)

One of the more baffling questions that every vegan receives at one time or another is something along the lines of, “So….what if you were stuck on a on a desert island with a pig….”– or some variation of desolate isolation with the only source of food presumably being an animal. Well, even though it’s not exactly an island, join me at the first ever VegFest in Tucson, Arizona, where I was invited to speak and see what vegans eat in the desert! (read more + resources)

Parents who raise their children vegan are often criticized for “forcing their beliefs” onto their kids. Or worse, accused of brainwashing their children and robbing them of their freedom to choose. Well today, the brainwashers answer back. [tweet this] (read more + resources)